I've had so many injuries in my life that it's ridiculous.

I’ve had so many injuries in my life that it’s ridiculous.

–Bear Grylls
If you want it bad enough you'll pass.

If you want it bad enough, you’ll pass.

–Bear Grylls
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Families are like fudge—mostly sweet with a few nuts!

–Bear Grylls
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I’ve never really had a TV career. I’ve been a soldier and a climber.

–Bear Grylls
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Life has taught me to be very cautious of a man with a dream, especially a man who has teetered on the edge of life. It gives a fire and recklessness inside that is hard to quantify.

–Bear Grylls
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It’s unresolved conflict in my life that I have a lovely family and a risky job.

–Bear Grylls
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I don’t thrive on stress. I love lying on the deck on our houseboat reading a book.

–Bear Grylls
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At this point, my greatest enemy was myself. Self-doubt can be crushing, and sometimes it is hard to see outside the black bubble.

–Bear Grylls
Being brave isn't the absence of fear...

Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.

–Bear Grylls
Have faith and keep your hope up.

Have faith and keep your hope up.

–Bear Grylls
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Life is about getting up again, dusting yourself down again, learning from the lessons and then pushing on.

–Bear Grylls
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I always wanted to be Robin Hood or John the Baptist when I was growing up.

–Bear Grylls
I always had a really natural faith as a kid where I knew God existed.

I always had a really natural faith as a kid where I knew God existed.

–Bear Grylls
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Those who are positive, resourceful, courageous, and determined will emerge.

–Bear Grylls
Sometimes and ember is all we need.

Sometimes an ember is all we need.

–Bear Grylls
Smile when it's raining.

Smile when it’s raining.

–Bear Grylls
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Pack the right skills and the right attitude, and you won’t need much else.

–Bear Grylls
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That fine line between bravery and stupidity is endlessly debated – the difference really doesn’t matter.

–Bear Grylls
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Aim to live a wild, generous, full, exciting life—blessing those around you and seeing the good in all.

–Bear Grylls
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Dreams, though, are cheap, and the real task comes when you start putting in place the steps needed to make those dreams a reality.

–Bear Grylls
You don't often see Bear Grylls in a suit.

You don’t often see Bear Grylls in a suit.

–Bear Grylls
The truth is, I need 10 lifetimes to scratch the surface of the things I'd love to do.

The truth is, I need 10 lifetimes to scratch the surface of the things I’d love to do.

–Bear Grylls
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I find skydiving really hard. I broke my back while skydiving when I was in the military, and for 18 months all my nightmares were about falling.

–Bear Grylls
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I wanted to work hard. I wanted to prove myself somehow worthy of the good things I had known.

–Bear Grylls
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That feeling when you’re so cold you’d give anything to be warm – I’ve had it before, literally huddled around a candle flame on an ice sheet.

–Bear Grylls
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You can’t become a decent horseman until you fall off and get up again, a good number of times. There’s life in a nutshell.

–Bear Grylls
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I learned another valuable lesson that night: listen to the quiet voice inside. Intuition is the noise of the mind.

–Bear Grylls
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There’s no magic to running far or climbing Everest. Endurance is mental strength. It’s all about heart.

–Bear Grylls
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Time and experience have taught me that fame and money very rarely go to the worthy.

–Bear Grylls
Life rewards the dogged, not the qualified.

Life rewards the dogged, not the qualified.

–Bear Grylls
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I think it’s fun running with dogs. They’re always so fit and fast.

–Bear Grylls
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Nobody wants to end up super-rich and famous – but divorced. I’m always clear on that and try to stay on the right side of the line.

–Bear Grylls
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As for my diet, I try to eat lean, clean and healthy – nothing too surprising. And I avoid too much meat or dairy because they slow you down.

–Bear Grylls
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And if you give your heart to a goal, it will repay you. It’s the law of the universe.

–Bear Grylls
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Survival is not about being fearless. It’s about making a decision. Getting on and doing it. Because I want to see my kids again, or whatever the reason might be.

–Bear Grylls
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I loved climbing because of the freedom, and having time and space. I remember coming off Everest for the last time, thinking of Dad and wishing that he could have seen what I saw. He would have loved it.

–Bear Grylls
If you risk nothing, you gain nothing.

If you risk nothing, you gain nothing.

–Bear Grylls
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The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little word – extra. Give that little bit extra.

–Bear Grylls
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I am not fearless. I get scared plenty. But I have also learned how to channel that emotion to sharpen me.

–Bear Grylls
The greatest journeys all start with a single step.

The greatest journeys all start with a single step.

–Bear Grylls